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Solve complex problems in a half hour Incredibly witty Unusually attractive Ridiculous Some show the “ideal” image Can you think of any examples?? View: Full House
Family Patterns Match the term that best matches each statement
Maintain family bonds Turn to friends if they have little or no close family Friends become their family
Do not have to coordinate with anyone else’s schedule Time to devote to their career, interests, and community involvement Feeling of independence
Advantages: Have time to focus on each other Two incomes Disadvantages: Careers
Advantages: Responsibilities shared More energy/time for children Having another adult around Disadvantages: Expense for childcare What if one parent stayed home – advantages/disadvantages?
Young child – age 4 Clean up after themselves Preteen – age 12 Help out around the house Teenage – age 17 Help out around the house Get a job to help with the bills
Provide and manage income Take care of all household tasks Give love and guidance to children
More independence Self-sufficient Less exposure to conflict
Divorce: 39% Separated but not divorced: 24% Death of a parent: 6% Never married:31%
Husband, wife, and children from previous relationships Related by marriage, but not birth Family members become step- mother/father/brother/sister Children born into family become half-brother/sister to existing children
Nuclear families are related by birth Blended families are related by marriage Will members of blended or nuclear families be better at getting along with others outside of the family?
Benefit: Important resource for each other Problem: Many personal types May take advantage of family ties
Cannot have children on their own Prefer to take care of those in need Adopt a relative
Adoptive families go through legal processes Foster families only take care of children temporarily Receive money from the government
Financial management of child’s assets Legal responsibility to provide shelter, education, and medical care
View an episode of Modern Family and identify the different family structures
Family structure cartoon assignment With your assigned family structure, create a cartoon about an issue this family type may face. Make sure that to include an explanation of your cartoon and how the issue relate to the family structure
1. Atmosphere of the home 2. The way the family manages 3. Dependence level of members 4. Family’s values
Allows people to make the best of themselves and each other It doesn’t matter if they feel love/secure
Autocratic One person makes all major decisions Democratic Decisions made by more than one person Advantages/disadvantages of each??
Feels confining and limits people Members rely too heavily on each other Their needs blend and are less aware of their individuality Shy away from outside world
Read the given case study and answer the questions below.
Major decisions must be faced Career/financial decisions You are still getting to know each other
1. Where to live? Close to work or family? 2. Career decisions Stay at home to raise kids? 3. Finances Joint bank accounts?
New members added to family Much focus on home and family life
Children in school Focus on activities outside of the home Teens spending more time with friends More independence
Children leaving home Your oldest is a senior in college and your youngest just started their first year at college, are your parenting stages over? May extend if/when children move back home from college
Home with children gone Leaves parents without a purpose
Time of career peaks Making more money than ever before! Children no longer and expense More money to save/spend
Family problems Both parents have full time jobs
Financial concerns Get a new job after retiring? What to do with their time
NO!! People can remarry and go back to parental stages Couples may not have children Could be in the launching stage and have another child Retire and then have kids Grandparents raising kids at home
1. Beginning Stage 2. Parental Stage a) Expanding years b) Developing years c) Launching years 3. Middle Age Stage 4. Retirement Stage
Read each situation and identify which stage of the family life cycle is described
Divide a paper plate into 8 sections by either folding the plate or using colored pencils/ruler Read through instructions to determine what information should be included in each section Must be colored!
When in groups of 2-3, a stage of the family life cycle will be assigned to your group. As a group, make a skit revolving around a situation that typically occurs for a family in the stage you have been assigned Each person in the group should speak at least 5 times Present the skits to the class